The founder of Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP), Federico Marchetti, is joining the board of luxury Italian label Giorgio Armani as a non-executive director. In an Instagram post, Marchetti said he is “thrilled” to join the board. “Over the years Mr Armani has defined and driven quality and craftsmanship in […]

Macy's has decided to eliminate at least 3,900 corporate roles to make up for the sales impact of COVID-19, and one departing team member is Rachel Shechtman, founder of Story. Shechtman joined Macy's in 2018 when the department store acquired her retail concept and appointed her as brand experience […]

The Estée Lauder Companies is continuing to make changes to its leadership. The global beauty group, which recently named Michelle Freyre as senior vice president and global general manager of Clinique, has now appointed a new group president. Stéphane de La Faverie has been promoted to group president, […]

Swatch Group is reshuffling its management team, with new appointments announced at Longines, Rado, Union, Tissot, Certina, and its Hamilton watch brands The group also announced changes to its Executive Group Management Board and its Extended Group Management. Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO […]

Luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur has named Kate Brindley as its new marketing and communications director as part of the company’s ongoing brand strategy. Before joining Agent Provocateur, Brindley held a consultant role at the start-up lingerie brand Noelle Wolf. Prior to that, she was global […]

British heritage footwear and outdoor brand Hunter has confirmed that Alasdhair Willis is stepping down from his role as creative director on July 31. Willis, who has been creative director at Hunter since 2013, will stay on as a senior advisor to Atypical Partner, the umbrella company controlling Pall […]

Neiman Marcus Group has announced that Marc Beilinson has resigned from his position as board member of the group’s Board of Managers. Beilinson, who has helped the group exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy, resigned due to his emergency heart surgery last week. While he is expected to make a full recovery, […]

Pandora has promoted experienced jewellery manufacturing executive Jeerasage Puranasamriddhi to chief supply officer, with immediate effect. The jewellery brand stated that Puranasamriddhi, currently senior vice president of manufacturing overseeing Pandora’s operations in Thailand, will become the […]

Michelle Freyre will join Estée Lauder Companies as the senior vice president and global general manager of Clinique, effective July 1. She takes over the role from Jane Lauder, who has been appointed executive vice president, enterprise marketing and chief data officer. In her new role, Freyre will […]

Marcolin Group has announced the appointment of Fabrizio Curci as the company’s new CEO and general manager, effective June 22. Curci previously held the role of chief executive officer and general manager at the exhibition facility Fiera Milano SpA and will succeed Massimo Renon, who left the Italian […]

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